First Robern Menz made the Violet Crumble, now the Polly Waffle

Big news for chocolate lovers from Adelaide today with news Robern Menz, who recently bought back the Violet Crumble bar from Nestle, also plans to make the iconic Polly Waffle. While chocolate bars are melting city-wide as temperatures reached a new all-time record of 46.4 degrees at 3.00 pm, news hit that Menz, the maker…

Record year for renewables powers energy sector

2018 was a record year for new large scale renewable energy generation plants built in Australia, according to new figures from the Clean Energy Regulator. The regulator’s December Large Scale Renewable Energy target (LRET) market highlights, reported that large scale photo voltaic projects were the major contributor to accredited national capacity which has reached 3.3…

Labor sets aside $1 billion to create hydrogen industry

A Shorten government would provide $1 billion in funding to the Clean Energy Finance Corporation should it be elected in the 2019 election to kick start large-scale hydrogen energy exports. A day after promising to reform Australian industry participation in major projects, opposition leader Shorten promised to double the CEFC’s capital to $10 billion. One…

Automated kitchen manufacture close to reality

Mystery surrounds a major new force in the cabinet making industry, with photographs revealed of a massive ‘almost fully automated kitchen manufacturing facility approaching completion’. Well known machinery and automation CEO Gavin Dunwoodie, of Products for Industry group, posted the photograph above of the facility which had finishing touches completed over the New Year. Dunwoodie…

Treasury Wines Estates sends COO packing

Treasury Estates Wines (ASX: TEW) the maker of Australia’s most prestigious wines has announced the sudden departure of its chief operating officer for unspecified ‘breaches’ of company policies. The company, which makes Grange hermitage, Wolf Blass, Lindeman’s and Rosemount wines announced yesterday that Robert Foyle had ‘left the company’. This was “…effective immediately, due to…